Interview with Maria Karnilova, 1966Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesKarnilova, Maria (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1966-04-10
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-89
TopicsKarnilova, Maria -- InterviewsAmerican Ballet TheatreMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)., Ballet SchoolWinesburg, Ohio (Choreographic work : Saddler)Movement (Acting)
NotesContent: Interview with Maria Karnilova conducted by Walter Terry, as host; broadcast on April 10, 1966 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance Broadcast on April 10, 1966 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 24 minutes) : analog, 7.5 ips, acetate, half-track, 7 in.The sound quality is excellent.
DescriptionWalter Terry introduces Maria Karnilova, a ballet dancer and actor, currently in the musical Fiddler on the roof; Maria Karnilova speaks with Walter Terry about her background including her ballet training at the Metropolitan Opera; her early career, dancing at night clubs; obtaining her costumes at bargain prices from Max Gordon; joining American Ballet Theatre [then Ballet Theatre]; her roles, in particular, in the ballets of Antony Tudor; discovering that she had a gift for comedy; her children as the main reason she gave up ballet as a full time career; ending a dormant period with her role in Donald Saddler's Winesburg, Ohio; how her dance training has contributed to her acting in commercial theater, in particular her use of her entire body and her avoidance of superfluous movement; versatility versus specialization for the performing artist; her plans for her future.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36193287NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117224Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00e719a0-3472-0137-e7a2-09d5d4b01f39
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